I have a 7 year old washing machine that has sprung a leak. I've
traced it to the water discharge pump on top of the motor. I've found
the part on the internet and suspect the seal around the motor shaft
is probably leaking.:
Frighdaire Crown Series Washing Machine Model
F21C645CT0 Serial XC51079479
or washing machine discharge pump on top of motor.
$51.35 with shipping.
My current problem is that I can't get the thing off the motor. I
removed the two spring type retainer clips and pulled but it doesn't
want to come off. I'm wondering if there is something else holding
Yup, usually rust :(
Changing a pump tips: This pump (
pressed onto the motor shaft. The motor shaft often starts to rust and
the shaft swells out and holds onto the pump...tightly!! Often need
to...remove power, remove the pump clips, remove the hoses from the
pump assy. if the pump assy will not lift off of the motor shaft, you
may need to remove the motor & pump together and break off the pump
assy. A hammer and flat screwdriver can usually crack the old pump so
it can be replaced. Sand/clean the motor shaft before installing the
Your pump for the model#...
Washing machine discharge pump on top of motor.
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